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5 Big Company Branding Strategies Any Business Can Utilize
Branding

5 Big Company Branding Strategies Any Business Can Utilize

Brand building may seem relatively unimportant when you're still struggling, but don't dismiss it.
Aaron Agius
Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google
Growing a Business

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google

The winners of this year's Mission Main Street Grants program are the largest group of recipients since the program's start three years ago.
Nina Zipkin
Big Data Is No Longer Confined to the Big Business Playbook
Big Data

Big Data Is No Longer Confined to the Big Business Playbook

Before now, taking advantage of these analytical tools was often considered something only large organizations or people with certain skills would pursue.
John Mason
5 Ways Small Companies Can Out-Innovate Big Corporations
Innovation

5 Ways Small Companies Can Out-Innovate Big Corporations

Leaders of small companies can leverage their business' size and unique culture to rapidly develop and apply creative ideas.
Steve Sponseller
4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015
business Planning

4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015

Here are some easy changes entrepreneurs can make for a more productive year ahead.
Sabrina Parsons
5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business
Exit Strategies

5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business

It can be a hard decision to close up shop, but make sure you do it properly if it comes down to it.
Nellie Akalp
Small Businesses

The New Year is Here: 3 Resolutions Small Businesses Need to Make in 2015

There are a few things small-business owners can do to make 2015 their best year yet.
Jennifer Friedman
What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot
Benefits

What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot

A tragic turn of events at one firm reveals that something is eventually lost at a larger scale.
Gene Marks
6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year
Taxes

6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year

These tips will help you save on your tax bill and put some money into your retirement fund.
John Hewitt
Is There Too Much to Do or Are You Not Delegating Enough?
Delegation

Is There Too Much to Do or Are You Not Delegating Enough?

Business owners who try to do it all themselves usually don't get it all done.
S. Chris Edmonds
5 Tech Tools that Help Businesses Compete With the Big Guys
Tools

5 Tech Tools that Help Businesses Compete With the Big Guys

These affordable options can level the playing field with ads, intelligence, big data, apps and email marketing.
Adam Toren
11 Foolproof Ways to Grow Your Small-Business Facebook Following
Business Circle

11 Foolproof Ways to Grow Your Small-Business Facebook Following

You don't need to be a social-media expert to be an effective marketer on the platform.
Anna James
5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores
Retail

5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores

Local stores have more than one slingshot to use in their never-ending David vs. Goliath competition with national chains.
David Goldin
Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday

Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday

As small businesses claim the Saturday after Black Friday, local restaurants are getting in on the action.
Kate Taylor